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Jane Ciabattari
Works at Author/Stealing the Fire (Dzanc rEprint), contributor, NPR.org, The Daily Beast, Boston Globe, &&
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#30books countdown in the last week, NBCC awards ceremony Thursday night! 6 pm, The New School.....
In the days leading up to the March 17 announcement of the 2015 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights the thirty finalists. Today, NBCC board member Jane Ciabattari offers an appreciation of…
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National Book Critics Circle board election results are up...
The National Book Critics Circle, founded at the Algonquin Round Table in 1974, honors outstanding writing and fosters a national conversation about reading, criticism and literature.
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Hijuelos, Allende, Irving....& awards season continues
Chilean-born author Isabel Allende continues to expand her scope with a novel that spans decades and continents. Oscar Hijuelos’ posthumous novel, more than a decade in the making, strikes Dwight G...
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Mary Gaitskill, Stacy Schiff, Luc Sante and more
Minneapolis and Minnesota celebrate Marlon James Day October 28, with Red Stripe beer and a three-piece band cheering on the new Man Booker winner. (All you booklovers out there take note: Graywolf...
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Because why stop at 10? Beatlebone, a new Stephen King collection, Gaitskill, Allende...
Including a novel about John Lennon’s later life, a short story collection from Stephen King and a biography of John le Carré.
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'Momentous' 'Thrilling' 'Stunning' "Bold'  Svetlana Alexievich, Marlon James, or City of Fire?
The much ballyhooed “it” book of the fall is here, the Nobel committee honors Belarussian author Svetlana Alexievich with their literature prize, Granta’s former editor (and editor for this website...
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Svetlana Aleievich's book about Chernobyl is masterful. She captured the soul searing disaster of that nuclear meltdown by allowing those who experienced it to talk freely.
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Beginning the new year with raves! Plus National Book Critics Circle's John Leonard award voting, The Daily Beast, NYTBR. Reviews by Ron Charles, Marion Winick, Adam Kirsch, James Wood, Dwight Garner
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AAUP panel coming up:
 
Join us on Friday the 13th to take the scary out of scholarly publishing. Getting from idea to published book can be tricky to navigate. This panel will discuss tips and strategies for working with scholarly presses on every step of the publication process—from proposal to sales and marketing.

Moderator: Ada Brunstein, Executive Editor, Oxford University Press
Speakers:  Jennifer Crewe, Director, Columbia University Press; Brian Halley, Senior Editor, University of Massachusetts Press; Christie Henry, Editorial Director, Science, Social Science, and Reference, The University of Chicago Press; Ivan Lett, Director of Communications, Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Association of American University Presses AAUP. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
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 This week's NBCC member reviews...
The National Book Critics Circle, founded at the Algonquin Round Table in 1974, honors outstanding writing and fosters a national conversation about reading, criticism and literature.
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We're mostly in Sonoma County, I get back several times a year for NBCC stuff. Great to see your face! x to S...
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'Exhilaratiing' 'Graceful'  'Fell in love with the book. Gilead? Jill Bialosky's The Prize? Adam Johnson' s Fortune Smiles?
Another banner week for literary culture passes. Marlon James celebrates his Man Booker award by writing about his hero, Toni Morrison. The National Book Awards announces twenty finalists. The Kirk...
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Ta-Nehisi Coates, Patti Smith, Claire Vaye Watkins, Lily Tuck, Modiano!
Ta-Nehisi Coates has a big week. He is one of three writers included in this year’s list of 24 winners of the $625,000 MacArthur “genius” grants (along with Ben Lerner and Ellen Bryant Voigt). Coat...
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